The Jade plant is a succulent plant also known as the Crassula Ovata and is considered to bring good luck and prosperity according to Vastu Shastra and Feng Shui. Much of its popularity stems from the low levels of care needed; the jade plant requires little water and can survive in most indoor conditions. The jade plant is an evergreen with thick branches. It has thick, shiny, smooth leaves that grow in opposing pairs along the branches. Leaves are a rich jade green, although some may appear to be more of a yellow-green.
Jade is a hardy plant and is able to tolerate high temperatures with less watering needs.
Jade is known for its beautiful, thick, glossy green leaves that resemble gemstones. The unique appearance of the plant makes any garden space look sophisticated and elegant.
Jade is an easy-to-grow succulent plant and does well on its own.
Jade is an excellent air-purifying plant that absorbs harmful chemicals and gives out oxygen-rich air.
The soil for the Jade plant must be watered only when the top layer of the soil looks completely dry. This is because this plant is from an arid region and retains water in its leaves as well.
The Jade plant loves bright sunlight for at least 5-6 hours a day. However, during the months, it is best to keep it in an area where it is not directly exposed to extreme cold.
Jade is an outdoor plant. It should be kept in an area receiving bright sunlight during the summer months. As the winters set in, protect the plant from frost.
Jade does not need much fertilizer. Adding vermicompost twice a year will be sufficient for this herbal beauty to thrive.
Keep pruning the Jade plant to encourage branch growth and give it more spread.
The Jade plant is not very prone to pest attacks. The few things to be mindful of are, that the plant does not like overwatering or standing water.
The Jade plant is also known as the wealth or the money plant, as it is believed to bring wealth and good luck.
The Jade plant is native to South Africa, where it grows in sandy slopes of the desert area.
The Jae plant is often associated with bringing good luck and fortune.
The Jade plant requires lots of sunlight as it is basically a plant of the desert.